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Wow that's weird.

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Sorry for the non-diary.

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UPDATE:

I will expand on this non-diary.

One of the things I like so much about DailyKos is the consistency.  The banner ads may change, and the premium ad space may change, but the site design itself remained consistent.

This new green background is so strange.

UPDATE 2:

I'm not complaining about it.  I'm not demanding it be changed back or I'll GBCW, I'm just commenting on the strangeness of the new background.

Update 3:

At first, I thought it was a problem with my browser, so I refreshed like three times and then just said to myself "wtf?"  Then it sank in, new background.  The world will never be the same again.

Update 4:

Will this be the new Right Wing talking point:

Your tax dollars are being spent advertising on DailyKos.  That's worse than ACORN getting federal funding!

Update 5:

This ad will probably only be up for one week max.

Update 6:

OMG Rec list!

Update 7:

Now that this is on the Rec List, I officially demand an explanation from the powers that be.

Update 10:

Added a poll

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Update 11:

Will Rockafellow, who claims to be a "power that be" says:

Yep. We've done it. We sold what they call a skin or takeover. It's big. It gets a lot of attention.

Now, these types of ad units usually run for a short time. This one will run for 24 hours. It may not be the only time it runs. It won't likely be the last one we sell.

If you're having some issues--like the flashing I've seen some people complaining about--please list your details in the comments or contact me through the contact form by selecting "Business"

Advertising pays the bills and the staff around here. We do offer some alternatives if the ad is not to your liking. Please consider getting a subscription and then hiding the ads.

Thanks and I'll try to answer as many questions as I can.

Update 12:

I have to go to work.  Ta-ta.

Originally posted to sorenScostanza on Tue Oct 06, 2009 at 09:16 PM PDT.

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